Certainly many of you think about Geisha when thinking about Japan, right? But do you really know what is a Geisha? And for those who know a little more, have you heard of Maiko? What about Oiran? Today I will briefly explain what is the difference between them. Geisha (芸者), as the meaning of the … More Culture Point 2 – Geisha, Maiko and Oiran: What’s the difference?
New poll! This time about Japanese cities! You can answer in the usual section, in the left sidebar below! Q) Which of these are the most beautiful Japanese cities? (Starting from the north) (Map of Japan – Picture from http://www.gojapango.com) 1 – Sapporo2 – Aomori3 – Akita4 – Sendai5 – Niigata6 – Nagano7 – Tokyo8 – … More New Poll: Which of these are the most beautiful Japanese cities?
As I told in some posts before, last year I made a 3-day trip to Kyoto. It’s a really beautiful city… Not as lively as Tokyo, but it sure has an enchanting atmosphere. It’s really impressive how traditions and future can coexist in the same place! I leave some pictures I took there! (Torii, Kyoto) … More Kyoto, a beautiful city
In a previous post, I posted a picture of a sculpture that is in the entrance of Nijou Castle (二条城), in Kyoto. Today’s picture is also from Nijou Castle, but from its absolutely gorgeous garden! I don’t think a picture can capture all the beauty of it, it’s something to be seen with one’s own eyes. … More Photo of the Week: Beautiful Garden!
Today I’ll post a set of pictures I took of some things that caught my attention. Enjoy! (Pillar in Yasukuni Shrine, Tokyo – 靖国神社) (Stone statues in Jourenji Temple, Tokyo – 乗蓮寺) (Detail of the sculpture at the entrance of Nijou Castle, Kyoto – 二条城) (Greeting dolls in Arashiyama, Kyoto – 嵐山) (Written wishes in Kiyomizudera, … More Interesting details!
Welcome to my blog!! I’ve decided to create this blog so that I can share my experience in Japan with my family, my friends and anyone who may be interested! Starting next month, I’ll be studying in Tokyo, at a Japanese Language School, where I’ve been in Summer, last year. My goal is to become … More The (pre)start of the trip!